The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 6.10% 16.22% 15.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Communications & Networking Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 17.07% 27.03% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Firewall
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Andover

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
1 28 (100.00%) DHCP
1 28 (100.00%) DNS
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) vSphere
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (60.71%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) HP Storage
2 17 (60.71%) HP SIM
2 17 (60.71%) 3PAR
2 17 (60.71%) Capacity Management
2 17 (60.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (60.71%) Symantec
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) NetBackup
2 17 (60.71%) SLA
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (60.71%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) DMZ
3 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) FTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) DHCP
1 28 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (39.29%) DMZ
2 11 (39.29%) X.400
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security
2 11 (39.29%) FTP
2 11 (39.29%) HTTP
2 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (39.29%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (60.71%) Administrator
2 11 (39.29%) Security Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) HP Storage
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (39.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) vSphere
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) NetBackup
1 17 (60.71%) HP Data Protector
1 17 (60.71%) HP SIM
1 17 (60.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) HP
2 17 (60.71%) Symantec
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) 3PAR